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Archbishop's Reflection

In this podcast the Most Rev Bernard Longley, Archbishop of Birmingham, reflects on and clarifies the Church's position with regard to domestic abuse. 

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Catholic Bishops’ Mental Health Project Small Grants Available

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales has established a Small Grants Fund for mental health projects to further encourage and inspire us as communities of understanding.

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Mental Health Project

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales has established a Mental Health Project to further encourage and inspire us as communities of understanding.

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World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day raises public awareness about mental health issues. The day promotes more open discussion of mental health needs and advances in prevention and treatment services for mental illness.

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13/01/2016 10:07 am

Prayers: St Dymphna - Pray for Us

Here we have two prayers to bring to God our intentions for those with mental health needs, their families and carers. The first implores the intercession of St Dymphna - the patron saint of those with mental or nervous disorders or mental illness. 

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Bishops’ Prisons Adviser

A profile of Fr Paul Douthwaite - the National Catholic Chaplain for Prisons. Fr Douthwaite, Catholic Chaplain to HM Prison Frankland, succeeded Monsignor Roger Reader in 2016. 

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Bishop for Prisons

The liaison Bishop for Prisons is the Rt Rev Richard Moth who's the Catholic Bishop of the Forces. Bishop Moth succeeded Bishop Terence Brain of Salford in late 2012 and is assisted by the Prisons Adviser Fr Roger Reader. 

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A Place of Redemption (2004)

A summary of the 2004 Bishops' document 'A Place of Redemption' - A Christian approach to Punishment and Prison.

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